Events / 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Lecture

2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Lecture

4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Eric P. Newman Center, 320 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110

Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones

Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD is Senior Fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Rollins School of Public Health and Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine at the Morehouse School of Medicine. She is past President of the American Public Health Association. She formerly served as Research Director on Social Determinants of Health and Equity in the Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Jones is an internationally known and widely respected family physician and epidemiologist whose work focuses on the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the nation. She seeks to broaden the national health debate to include not only universal access to high quality health care, but also attention to the social determinants of health, including poverty, and the social determinants of equity.

Dr. Jones’ full bio is available here.

The Celebration lecture will take place at 4:00 p.m. with a reception to follow. The event is free of charge and will be held in the Eric P. Newman Center at Washington University School of Medicine, 320 S. Euclid Ave. To RSVP, please call the Office of Diversity Programs 314-362-6854 or email us at